Yesterday I noted here that Republicans in the grip of Washington scandal-mania run the risk of a rerun of 1998, in which overreach amid the Monica Lewinsky scandal led to backlash against Bill Clinton’s tormentors. It turns out multiple Republican … Continue reading ?
I’ve been an admirer of Gerard Darel since I bought my first 24 Hour bag in Paris five years ago. The designer’s pieces have slowly but surely been making their way over to US stores, so I always love to see celebs carrying them. My girl Emmy Rossum has been jetting around LA with the [...]
Last week, Mitt Romney told an Ohio rally that Chrysler was considering moving all its Jeep production to China — a false claim based on a faulty interpretation of a Bloomberg article that said no such thing. It was easy to assume the...Show More Summary
One of the more surreal aspects of this campaign has been that one of the two major candidates is running on a platform that is completely unmoored from professional consensus on the most pressing issue facing the country. In an election...Show More Summary
Pippa Middleton looks effortlessly chic in a plum colored blouse with a matching handbag while running some errands on Tuesday (October 16) in London, England. The day before, the 29-year-old younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, was just as busy in the Chelsea neighborhood of London, England wearing an equally chic red and black [...]
The recovery is still shaky at best. Disapproval of Obama on the economy — the number one issue in this election — continues to run high, though that’s changing. Large majorities of Americans believe the country is on the wrong track. How can Obama possibly be winning ? Read full article >>
For a year now, Obama advisers have believed that Mitt Romney’s pedigree, business background, lower tax rates, offshore accounts and silver-foot-in-mouth tendencies present exactly the wrong profile to run up the vote totals he needs among blue collar whites to win the presidency, potentially enabling Obama to survive a terrible economy. Show More Summary
Blink and you might have missed it -- we almost did. It's Android Jelly Bean (4.1.1), running on a German Samsung Galaxy S III LTE -- what seems to be a plum colored model, to be exact. It's not the first time we've seen it in some official...Show More Summary
Hit & Run I have very clear recollections of being inexplicably drawn to empty-headed carsploitation films. Actually, that's not entirely true. I wasn't "inexplicably" drawn to them; I knew exactly why I loved them. Because they allowed me 90...
David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis certainly has the publicity machine running in its favor with star Robert Pattinson getting lots of attention. Although the barrage of coverage has centered on the actor’s personal life, the movie’s distributor eOne said the star has stayed on message, focusing squarely on the film. Show More Summary
Let’s get right to the read of the morning: A group of high profile GOP operatives, bankrolled by a conservative billionaire, is hatching a plan to run millions of dollars worth of ads tying “Barack Hussein Obama” to that old standby, Jeremiah Wright. Show More Summary
If there is one word that sums up the Obama campaign’s strategy in attacking Mitt Romney’s economic credentials, it’s this: “risk.” Risk is the theme that runs through the two key interwoven themes that the Obama team is trying to establish with its storytelling about Romney, Bain, and the middle class. Read full article >>
When Mitt Romney’s GOP primary rivals began attacking him late last year over his record at Bain Capital, many Republicans argued that this could be a good thing in the long run, because it meant this attack line was getting fully aired out before the general election got under way. Read full article >>
The Communist Party of Brazil was given the political plum of running the ministry of sports by president Dilma as a reward for staying inside her Worker's Party coalition government after her dramatic move to the political center.
The photographer is standing on Houck’s Ridge just down the ridge from the monument to the 99th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (shown in the right portion of this shot), facing Little Round Top and Plum Run Valley. This view was taken at approximately 4:15 PM on Friday, April 13, 2012. For a medium-sized version of the [...]
The photographer is standing on Houck’s Ridge just down the ridge from the monument to the 99th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (shown in the right portion of this shot), facing Little Round Top and Plum Run Valley. This view was taken at approximately 4:45 PM on Friday, March 2, 2011. For a medium-sized version of the [...]
Not everyone can get a plum assignment aboard the Enterprise. Some Starfleet officers have to toil away far from the flagship, negotiating treaties and dealing with border skirmishes. Meanwhile, stupid old James T. Kirk runs around breaking the... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
The photographer is standing on Houck’s Ridge just down the ridge from the monument to the 99th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (shown in the right portion of this shot), facing Little Round Top and Plum Run Valley. This view was taken at approximately 4:45 PM on Tuesday, January 3, 2011. For a medium-sized version of the [...]
Jones Soda is usually known for their limited edition runs of holiday flavored sodas like tofurkey and gravy, or green bean casserole. But this year they've toned things down with more appealing flavors like Sugar Plum and Ginger Bread. More »
Warren Avenue, which connects Crawford and Sickles Avenue in Plum Run Valley/Valley of Death to Sykes Avenue on Little Run Top is closed while “shoulder work” is being conducted. This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 8:30 AM on Sunday, November 27, 2011. Warren Avenue, which connects Plum Run Valley/Valley of Death and Devil’s Den [...]